Product Hunt Daily Digest
May 20th, 2018

This tweet drove 100,000 downloads 😮
Be My Eyes 👁️
This single tweet drove 100,000 app downloads in one weekend. 😳
 
Be My Eyes is pretty nifty - it connects blind and visually-impaired users around the world who are having trouble with a specific task - like reading the expiration date on a carton of milk – with a community of over 1M+ volunteers around the world.
 
You'll get push notifications every time somebody needs help. Download today for iOS and Android and start helping. 🤗
 
Technology should make the world more empathetic, and Be My Eyes isn't the only one:
 
🙋 Give out HandUp Gift Cards to homeless in your neighborhood, redeemable for essentials like toiletries, clothes, and housing.
 
👂 Ava makes any conversation accessible for deaf. The demo video is crazy impressive (and got 2k+ upvotes!).
 
🤖 Microsoft's Seeing AI is a talking camera for the blind.
 
🎮 The Xbox Adaptive Controller was designed specifically so gamers with limited mobility can experience all of your favorites.
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Literally dozens of AirPod-lovers are disenfranchised every day by the audio-jack elitists of the airline industry.

This nifty gadget plugs into audio jacks and connects to your AirPods, so you don't have to spend $5 for disposable wired headphones.